Count Your Fingers and Get Ready for Legal Fireworks in CT

The Tax Foundation today released a new report on what states raised – or reduced – which taxes this year and for a change, Connecticut is mentioned only in passing for having its sales-tax-free week,
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Rell: Current Deficit is the Feds’ Fault (!!??!!)

Despite an uptick in tax collections, Gov. M. Jodi Rell – on her way to a vacation in North Carolina – announced via her media staff today that a dropoff in federal funding and higher costs for social
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Foley and Malloy Teams Dancing Around

       Tom Foley, the GOP candidate for governor, today said his Democratic counterpart, Dan Malloy, haas been mum on the issue of limiting campaign spending and negative advertising, which both
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New York Times: Clemens Lied to Congress

So Roger Clemens lied about steroids and faces perjury charges for lying before a Congressional Committee, according to the New York Times. What about all the lies Congress tells us?
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Gov. Jodi Rell, Policy Wonk, Free $peech Proponent

From the tape at Gov. Rell’s availability this morning after the State Bond Commission. Reporter: “What do you think about the amount of money that’s being spent on campaigns this year? We have Mrs.
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Is STEAP On A Slippery Slope? Staples Votes Against $20 million in Small Town Grants.

Rep. Cam Staples, D-New Haven, co-chairman of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee and a member of the State Bond Commission, voted against $20 million in Small Town Economic Assistance grants
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Rasmussen Reports: Malloy Ahead of Foley by 15 Pts

The Blogster prefers the Quinnipiac Poll with its usually large polling same, but the Rasmussen Reports today has Democrat Dan Malloy with 48 percent to Republican Tom Foley’s 33 percent in the race
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Primary Turnout a Tepid 28-Minus Percent: Secretary of the State. Here are the Numbers

TOWN     Eligible Democrats     Democrats Voted     Turnout     Eligible Republican     Republicans Voted     Turnout                                                         Andover     710
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